"I have long believed that good food, good eating is all about risk. Whether we're talking about unpasteurized Stilton, raw oysters or working for organized crime 'associates,' food, for me, has always been an adventure."--Anthony Bourdain
This recipe for Grandma Mary's Ginger Snaps, by Matthew Irelan, is from Generations of Good Stuff,
one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help
families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.
¾ cup shortening 1 cup sugar ¼ cup molasses 1 egg ½ tsp salt 2 tsp soda 2 cups flour ½ tsp all spice ½ tsp ginger 1 tsp cinnamon
Preheat oven to 375° Melt shortening and cool. Add sugar, molasses, eggs and beat well. Add dry ingredients and mix well. Chill. Form into 1” balls and dip into sugar. Put 2 “ apart on a greased cookie sheet and bake for 8 to 10 minutes.
*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.